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Title The National Importance of Emigration. Considered in a Letter Addressed to the Right Honourable Lord Lyttelton, President of "The National Colonial Emigration Society"
Author Bagot, C H
Date 1863
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information W. S. Johnson & Co.
Library / Archive British Library
Collection Name General Reference Collection
Description Letter from C.H. Bagot (Australian pastoralist) to Lord Lyttelton (president of 'The National Colonial Emigration Society') responding to Lyttelton's claims that England is not overpopulated with a claim that it very much is, and that Englishmen should emigrate not to America, but to "England's own territories in the East." Bagot includes a facts and figures throughout to support his point, including two statistical tables at the end of economic statistics for the colonies and emigration statistics from Britain.
Theme(s) Motives for Emigration; Politics, Legislation and Governance
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) Australia
Places London, England
Nationality English; Australian
People Lyttelton, Lord George William
Keywords population, overcrowding, push factors, emigration scheme, poverty, crime, legislation, statistics, economics, politics, The National Colonial Emigration Society
Language English
Copyright British Library